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Mystery!; Maigret, Series I: Maigret and the Mad Woman


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Maigret, Series I: Maigret and the Mad Woman
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Premiered in 1980 -- offshoot of MASTERPIECE THEATRE. Showcase for the best of British drama in the mystery genre. Current producer, Rebecca Eaton. See individual episode titles for more information. Host: 1980: Gene Shalit; 1981-1989: Vincent Price; 1989-present: Diana Rigg Series release date: 1980

Program Description

Elderly Madame Antoine goes to visit Maigret because she thinks someone is breaking into her apartment while she is out. The two inspectors who meet with her tell Maigret that she appears to be merely absentminded. However, that evening she is murdered in her apartment. Maigret starts an investigation and the trail leads to Madame Antoine's niece. Written by William Humble and directed by John Glenister.



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Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Mystery!; Maigret, Series I: Maigret and the Mad Woman,” 06/13/1972, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 12, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C0536B462AC1420B8A27330A2D236526.
MLA: “Mystery!; Maigret, Series I: Maigret and the Mad Woman.” 06/13/1972. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 12, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C0536B462AC1420B8A27330A2D236526>.
APA: Mystery!; Maigret, Series I: Maigret and the Mad Woman. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C0536B462AC1420B8A27330A2D236526
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